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'''[[Finland Genealogy|Finland]]'''
 
'''[[Finland Genealogy|Finland]]'''
 
 
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| language = Swedish, Finnish
 
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| title_language = Finland, Domböcker, 1584-1920 (Swedish) <br> Suomi, Tuomiokirjat, 1584-1920 (Finnish)  
 
| title_language = Finland, Domböcker, 1584-1920 (Swedish) <br> Suomi, Tuomiokirjat, 1584-1920 (Finnish)  
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Finland Record Finder]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index_eng.htm Finland Family History Association]  
 
| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index_eng.htm Finland Family History Association]  
 
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| custodian = [https://www.arkisto.fi/en/frontpage National Archives of Finland]
 
| custodian = [https://www.arkisto.fi/en/frontpage National Archives of Finland]
 
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[[Image:Finland.png|right|200px|]]
 
[[Image:Finland.png|right|200px|]]
 
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
 
This collection consists of court records of Finland for the years 1584 to 1920. The records are in Swedish.  
 
This collection consists of court records of Finland for the years 1584 to 1920. The records are in Swedish.  
 
 
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=== Image Visibility ===
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== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
 
=== Sample Images ===  
 
=== Sample Images ===  
 
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<gallery widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
<gallery caption="Finland, Court Record Examples" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
 
 
Image:Finland, Court Records (13-1284) Chief Judge Decisions  (page 1) DGS 7696907_611.jpg|Chief Judge Decisions (page 1)
 
Image:Finland, Court Records (13-1284) Chief Judge Decisions  (page 1) DGS 7696907_611.jpg|Chief Judge Decisions (page 1)
 
Image:Finland, Court Records (13-1284) Chief Judge Decisions  (page 2) DGS 7696907_612.jpg|Chief Judge Decisions (page 2)
 
Image:Finland, Court Records (13-1284) Chief Judge Decisions  (page 2) DGS 7696907_612.jpg|Chief Judge Decisions (page 2)
 
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</gallery>  
 
 
Content of the records varies by case. You may find any of the following:  
 
Content of the records varies by case. You may find any of the following:  
 
 
*Name or names of primary individuals  
 
*Name or names of primary individuals  
 
*Date and nature of the court case  
 
*Date and nature of the court case  
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*Monies exchanged  
 
*Monies exchanged  
 
*Birth, death or marriage details
 
*Birth, death or marriage details
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
 
 
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know  
 
 
*Name of your ancestor  
 
*Name of your ancestor  
 
*Identifying information such as residence
 
*Identifying information such as residence
 
 
To search the collection <br> ⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒ Select the "County" <br> ⇒ Select the "Municipality" <br> ⇒ Select the "Author" <br> ⇒ Select the "Record Title" <br> ⇒ Select the "Volume" which takes you to the images.  
 
To search the collection <br> ⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒ Select the "County" <br> ⇒ Select the "Municipality" <br> ⇒ Select the "Author" <br> ⇒ Select the "Record Title" <br> ⇒ Select the "Volume" which takes you to the images.  
  
 
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
 
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
 
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
 
== For Help Reading These Records  ==
 
== For Help Reading These Records  ==
 
 
These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:  
 
These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:  
 
 
*[[Sweden: Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
 
*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the name and parish of residence to search for baptism, confirmation, marriage and death records in the church records  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the name and parish of residence to search for baptism, confirmation, marriage and death records in the church records  
 
 
== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What? ==
 
== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What? ==
 
 
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.  
 
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
*Search the indexes and records of nearby parishes and communities.  
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby parishes and communities.
 
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=== Research Helps ===
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Finland Genealogy|Finland]].
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*[[GuidedResearch:Finland|Finland Guided Research]]
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*[[Finland Record Finder]]
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*[[Finland Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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"Finland, Court Records, 1584-1920." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>.<nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 2018. Citing National Archives Service of Finland, Helsinki, Finland.
 
 
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type: Court Records
Collection years: 1584-1920
Language: Swedish, Finnish
Title in the Language: Finland, Domböcker, 1584-1920 (Swedish)
Suomi, Tuomiokirjat, 1584-1920 (Finnish)
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection consists of court records of Finland for the years 1584 to 1920. The records are in Swedish.

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

Content of the records varies by case. You may find any of the following:

  • Name or names of primary individuals
  • Date and nature of the court case
  • Names of family members or witnesses
  • Residences
  • Description of property
  • Monies exchanged
  • Birth, death or marriage details

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

To begin your search it is helpful to know

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such as residence

To search the collection
⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the "County"
⇒ Select the "Municipality"
⇒ Select the "Author"
⇒ Select the "Record Title"
⇒ Select the "Volume" which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the name and parish of residence to search for baptism, confirmation, marriage and death records in the church records

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby parishes and communities.

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Finland.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records/Guidelines for Articles.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.